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Practice Areas

Commercial litigation and arbitration practice, including: banking and finance; aviation; civil fraud; insurance and reinsurance; and professional negligence.

Significant recent cases include: Decura v UBS (material adverse effect clauses); Barclays v UniCredit (scope of contractual discretions); Ingenious Litigation (group litigation concerning mis-selling of film finance investments, and litigation funding); Choicezone v Simmons & Simmons (professional negligence); Marz v Bank of Scotland (interest rate swap mis-selling); Tchenguiz v Serious Fraud Office (misfeasance in public office, and privilege); Federal Deposit Insurance Corp v Lloyds Banking Group and others (LIBOR manipulation); Bmibaby v Durham Tees Valley Airport (incorporation of terms in an aviation contract and damages).

Career

Called 2005.

Professional Memberships

COMBAR; BASL.

Personal

Christ Church, Oxford (BA, First; BCL, Distinction)